Category Archives: Pay TV

Tigo rules out entering the Pay-TV market in Mexico

  Telecommunications company Tigo (Millicom) dismisses the supposed interest of entering the Pay-TV, internet and telephony market in Mexico, according to statements of the companys CEO, Mauricio Ramos, to local newspaper El Economista.   Interviewed at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, held in the Spanish city of Barcelona, Ramos denied speculations and dismissed the [...]

SporTV from Brazil to have international athletes covering the Rio 2016 games

Assim como aconteceu na cobertura do mundial da FIFA Copa do Mundo Brasil 2014, o canal SportV da Globosat irá promover uma mesa-redonda durante os jogos Olímpicos – Rio 2016. Segundo a jornalista Cristina Padglione, os atletas nacionais e internacionais que participaram da mesa foram definidos, bem como os jornalistas que auxiliarão no projeto. [...]

Telefonica Brazil closed 2015 with a 2.3% quarterly fall of Pay-TV subscribers

A empresa espanhola de telecomunicações Telefónica dona da Vivo e GVT, fechou o quarto trimestre de 2015 com 1,79 milhões de assinantes de TV paga no Brasil apresentados em seu relatório anual. Uma queda de 2,3% comparado com o trimestre anterior.   No Brasil, desde a consolidação da compra da GVT em maio de 2015, [...]

Brazilian Anatel recognizes mistake and states that Pay-TV market actually dropped in January

A Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (Anatel) divulgou uma nota na última sexta-feira, 26, alegando os erros referentes aos números dos assinantes da Claro HDTV em janeiro deste ano, o que levou a agência a divulgar que o mercado havia crescido no primeiro mês do ano, fato este que não é verdade.   O equívoco foi [...]

Advertising in Brazilian Pay-TV grew 32% and in Free-to-Air television by 4%

Kantar Ibope Media, que acompanha e monitora os principais meios de comunicação do país informa que a TV aberta, TV por assinatura, rádio, cinema e out-of-home tiveram crescimento no período, enquanto jornais e revistas tiveram perdas nominais. Um dos maiores crescimentos foi o da TV por assinatura, que passou de R$ 11,42 bilhões (2,64 bilhões [...]

Telefonica had record of new Pay-TV accesses in Latin America in 2015 and reached 4.6 million

  Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica filed its annual report for 2015 in which it noted a record of 538,000 new Pay-TV accesses in Latin America, reaching 4.6 million households in its Spanish-speaking America and Brazil divisions.   In Spanish-speaking America, it reached 2.8 million Pay-TV accesses, a year-to-year growth of 16%, with net additions of [...]

Televisa from Mexico presents positive 2015 results due to Pay-TV and would buy 100% of TVI

  Telecommunications company Televisa from Mexico presented its annual report for 2015 where it showed positive results driven by the growth of its Pay-TV operations. In addition, the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) of that country approved with conditions the purchase of 100% of TVI or Cablevision Monterrey, operator shared since 2006 in equal parts with [...]

Brazil reaches six months of continuous Pay-TV subscriber drop

  Pay-TV in Brazil seems not to be able to recover and reaches six-month of continuous Pay-TV subscriber drop, according to figures from the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) of that country. Brazil went from 19.05 million subscribers in December 2015 to 18.99 million in January 2016, to reach a penetration of 28% of households.   America Movil [...]